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59a1663 – 1399   Batrachedra praeangusta (Haworth, 1828)
             The Poplar Slender

Janis von Heyking
Field Marks:
See Hodges, 1966: 594; figs. 1, 2, 37-39, 84, 106.
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Synonymy: Gracillaria praeangusta Haworth, 1828
Batrachedra clemensella Chambers, 1877
Ornix turdipennella Kollar, 1832
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Haworth, A.H., 1803-1828. Lepidoptera Britannica, 4: 530.
  • Hodges, R.W., 1966. Review of New World Species of Batrachedra, with Description of Three New Genera (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 92(4): 585-651.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 6.15m; p. 75. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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Batrachedra praeangusta
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